Loick Peyron on BPVII is approaching the finish with about 39nm to go and it appears he will improve on the outright record time for the race. Yann Guichard is in second place on Spindrift 2 and well behind (over 200nm now). Sebastian Josse has moved up into third place with Lionel Lemonchois dropping back to fourth.
In the Multi50's Erwan Le Roux on FenetreA Cardinal is holding off Lalou Roucayrol on Arkema who is in second place for now but it's close. Third place is held by Gilles Lamire on Rennes Metropole St Malo Agglomeration.
In the Rhum class Anne Caseneuve on the trimaran ANEO has moved into the lead and extending away the canting keel monohull being skippered by Andrea Mura Vento Di Sardegna.